Put your best foot forward.
It is an exciting adventure that uses an adversarial system and military environment to prepare cadets for life. In particular, the Rat Line poses challenges that are physical and sometimes stressful.
The unique program elements at VMI are something every prospective cadet should know and understand. VMI wants all new cadets to succeed, and to do so they must be physically and mentally prepared.
VMI provides a unique education that imposes significant challenges.